Sustainable Gardening

Description :

Develop the basic skills of good gardening practice.

Through a hands-on experience, students will learn about water conservation, organic gardening, composting and worm farming. They will consider ideas for designing and developing their own garden as they explore the landscapes of Melbourne Gardens.

Students will

  • Observe organic and sustainable gardening methods
  • Participate in some real work in the garden
  • Learn about worms and their role in the nutrient cycle
  • Cultivate their own plant to take home

Key Focuses

  • Organic gardening methods and sustainable practices 
  • The benefits of gardening for us and our community
  • Hands-on learning and sharing ideas

Links to Victorian Curriculum

  • Level 7-8 Science and Design and Technologies
  • Level 9-10 Geography
Teacher Resources

Time Action
Morning (10:15 to 11:45)
Afternoon (12:45 to 14:15)


Melbourne Gardens

Recommended year level

Year 7 to Year 10


$16.50 Per Student


Minimum charge is 18 students per class. Maximum class size is 30 students.